Although it’s preferable to allow your horse to spend as much time as possible roaming freely around a field or ...

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How to Keep Your Horse Happy When Stabled

In recent years, dressage arena footing has become something of a science. Riders want to ride their horses on a ...

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How to Create the Ideal Arena Surface Footing for Dressage

*Featured image is of Emirates Equine SkyCargo  Many dressage riders hanker after a gorgeous horse with impeccable bloodlines and paces ...

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How to Import a Dressage Horse (from Europe to the U.S.)

Fencing your horse’s fields and your arena correctly is essential if you’re to keep your horse safe, preserve your valuable ...

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How to Fence Your Horse’s Fields and Paddocks

A correctly fitting saddle is essential for horse and rider comfort and for optimum performance. If the saddle doesn’t fit ...

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How to Fit a Dressage Saddle to Both Horse & Rider

All too soon those leisurely summer rides along mud-free bridleways and the good life of ample grass and 24-hour turnout ...

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How to Get Your Equestrian Stable Yard Ready for Winter

The most important quality in a dressage horse is soundness. If your horse is unlevel or irregular, you will be ...

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How to Identify and Manage Bog Spavins & Bone Spavins

If you’re a dressage rider, you’ll know the importance of regularity in the horse’s paces. Take a look at the ...

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How to Identify and Manage Stringhalt in Dressage Horses

Did you know that dressage horses are especially predisposed to developing Cushing’s disease? Well, according to an eminent veterinary surgeon ...

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How to Identify and Manage Equine Cushing’s Disease

Although you don’t get any extra marks in dressage for the turnout of you and your horse, an immaculately presented ...

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How to Look After Your Horse’s Saddle Pads